Trenton 2020 meeting seeks to identify community needs

Approximately twenty people attended a Trenton 2020 Community Betterment meeting on Tuesday night, listening to updates on effort done in priority areas identified in 2015. Those priorties involve organized sports, housing, an events/community center, improving and maintaining community appearance, ad a recognized hotel chain.  All of those areas were addressed on Tuesday night, during a […]

Union/ConAgra reach contract agreement at Trenton, Missouri plant

ConAgra Foods to close Trenton facility in 2018

ConAgra Foods, on Wednesday morning, informed employees of its Trenton plant of the company’s plans to close the facility in 2018. Corporate Spokesman Dan Hare told KTTN News that closing the plant will result in the elimination of approximately 395 positions between June 2017 and the summer of 2018. Trenton Mayor Nick McHargue reacted with […]

Officer Seth Rorebeck receives S.I.L. award for month of March

Chief Tommy Wright of the Trenton Police Department has awarded the March 2016, Service Integrity Leadership Award (S.I.L. Award) to Officer Seth Rorebeck. Officer Rorebeck is recognized by his peer, Officer Matt Preston, who nominated Rorebeck for the award. The nomination stems from an incident in which Rorebeck was dispatched to a suicidal subject armed […]

Officers seize meth, 18 pounds of pot, 500 marijuana plants near Milan

(KTVO) – Law enforcement officers found methamphetamine, marijuana and stolen property during the search of a home outside Milan late last week. The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, North Missouri Drug Task Force and the Missouri State Highway Patrol carried out a search warrant on Royal Road on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The investigation led to […]

Trenton School Board: Topics include Salary Schedules, Staff Resignations, Honor Students

Employee salary schedules were adopted; three staff resignations were accepted; and a proposal was approved to have additional honor graduates at Trenton High School. These were among the actions taken last evening during a Trenton R-9 board meeting. Adjustments with the salary schedules for certified and non certified staff are projected to cost an estimated […]

Next “Trenton 2020” meeting will be tonight at Sugg Room

Ideas regarding community appearance will be discussed when the next Trenton 2020 meeting is held tonight (Tuesday, March 8th).  The town-hall type meeting begins at 6 o’clock in the Sugg Room of the Ketcham Community Center. Community Development Director Ralph Boots indicates improving neighborhood appearance should be a year-long effort: Community appearance is one of […]

Summer school prep underway in Trenton R-9 District

Preparations are underway for Trenton R-9’s summer school program.  Classes at S.M. Rissler Elementary School will involve students entering kindergarten up through the 9th grade.  Summer school will meet from Monday, May 23rd through Friday, June 24th — weekdays from 7:30 to 3 o’clock.  Bus transportation will be provided.  Breakfast and lunch will be served […]

Outdoor event to be hosted by Murphy Brown facility on Saturday

Seminars, vendor booths, and prizes of interest to hunters will be offered this Saturday, March 12th, during the “On the Edge” Outdoor Classic.  It is scheduled for the Smithfield / Murphy Brown Training Center, four miles north of Princeton. Doors open at 10 o’clock.  Seminars are scheduled from 10:30 to 3:30. Presenters include Chuck Weldon, […]

Charlie Dye Bridge replacement work continuing

Work continues on the eventual replacement of a bridge at the northwest edge of Trenton.  Demolition has been done on the old Charlie Dye Bridge.  Now, construction will be done on a new bridge on Northwest 3rd Street. Grundy County officials, in October, selected Boone Construction Company of Columbia for the bridge project.  The cost […]

Conference looks at opportunities with small acreages, April 2 in St. Joseph

Small acreages offer a variety of ways to generate income, ranging from raising fruits, vegetables, meat and poultry to enhancing your property for outdoor recreation or agritourism. A University of Missouri Extension conference, April 2 in St. Joseph, will explore opportunities to put small acreages to work. The third annual Small Acreage and Land Entrepreneurs […]

Prescribed Fire Workshop Burning

MDC offers burn workshop Pony Express Conservation Area northwest of Cameron

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free prescribed burn workshop at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, at the Pony Express Conservation Area northwest of Cameron. Prescribed fire is an effective way to manage vegetation for better cattle forage and improved wildlife habitat.    The workshop will cover topics such as fire […]

MDC permits will have new look starting March 15

Hunters, anglers, and trappers in Missouri have been buying permits online through the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) website since 2011 and through the free MDC “Mo Hunting” mobile app since 2014. Retail stores, convenience stores, and other places that sell permits will catch up to this online technology starting March 15. In mid-March, places […]

Trenton man, Galt teen arrested on separate warrants

Young men from Trenton and Galt have been arrested in Greene County on separate warrants issued by Grundy County authorities.  20-year-old Jeremy Osburn of Trenton faces charges of distribution of a controlled substance December 17th of last year. The charge accuses him with distributing methamphetamine to a Highway Patrol narcotics officer. Bond for Osburn was set […]

Two injured in I-35 accident north of Bethany

Residents of Minnesota and Texas were hurt Saturday afternoon just north of Bethany when a minivan went off interstate 35 and overturned in the median. The driver, 74-year old Mary Alva, of Burnsville, Minnesota received moderate injuries. The driver’s Granddaughter, 15-year old Rayne Hanson of McKinney, Texas, had minor injuries. Both were taken to Harrison […]

Area students participate in FFA Judging Events

Princeton FFA students participated in judging events at Brunswick and Columbia Friday and Saturday. Princeton had one first place team at each site. At the Trowbridge Livestock Center of the University of Missouri, Princeton won the livestock judging and grading clinic. Chillicothe FFA placed second. 43 schools competed on Saturday in the 28th annual contest […]